Homestar Runner was created in Atlanta in 1996 by University of Georgia students Mike Chapman and friend Craig Zobel, who wrote the original picture book, The Homestar Runner Enters the Strongest Man in the World Contest while working summer jobs surrounding the 1996 Summer Olympics.Where can I buy the Homestar Runner merchandise?
HomestarRunner.com has never advertised and Mike and Matt Chapman claimed that their site spread by word of mouth. The brothers Chaps worked on Homestar Runner cartoons full time, also selling Homestar Runner merchandise on the online store. The spike in 2004 may have been from it being talked about on NPR.Who are the main characters in Homestar Runner?
While the site originally centered on the title character, Homestar Runner, the Strong Bad Email cartoon skits quickly became the site's most popular and prominent feature, with Strong Bad becoming a breakout character.When did Homestar Runner go out of business?
Through 2010, Homestar Runner remained financially viable for the brothers through sales of related merchandise. Both brothers were married by 2010 and had their children to care for, and they recognized that they would need to find other jobs to support their respective families.